Grant Data Visualization

Detroit Philanthropy Network

This 2016 map examines higher education grantmaking in Detroit, Michigan. Data were extracted from the Foundation Directory Online (Haddad & Reckhow, 2018; Kelly & James, 2015). Tax data was filtered for “higher education,” “Detroit, Michigan,” and “2016.” This network analysis focused on the 15 leading foundations investing in Detroit. In total, this network includes 152 grants, representing nearly $22 million in higher education directed funding. A list of funders sampled are listed below.

Grantmaker NameTotal AssetsTotal Giving
Benson and Edith Ford Fund$23,722,676$2,999,289
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan$912,062,338$77,719,082
DTE Energy Foundation$152,291,838$15,397,171
Eleanor and Edsel Ford Fund$17,048,990$1,370,292
Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation$1,844,113,826$141,325,999
Ford Foundation$13,830,304,990$556,032,905
Ford Motor Company$12,318,1893$40,282,781
Henry Luce Foundation$889,025,360$39,552,527
Hudson-Webber Foundation$182,544,934$4,598,382
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation$2,323,815,386$104,030,191
McGregor Fund$171,746,592$7,784,955
Silicon Valley Community Foundation$13,584,110,000$1,807,990,000
The Kresge Foundation$3,727,686,257$114,829,604
The Skillman Foundation$477,641,664$9,946,300
W.K. Kellogg Foundation$8,604,726,112$345,059,463

Three views are available on the left side of the map: One-Mode: Foundations, One-Mode: Grantees, and Two-Mode: Foundations to Grantees.

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Grant Data: UCINET Visualization

2016: Two-Mode Foundation to Grantee Network
2016 - 2 Mode

2016: One-Mode Grantee Network
2016 - 1 Mode

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